Also known as Garden Violet, Sweet Violet Herb, Violet, Wild Violet
History: The tricolored flowers of the Pansy have been mentioned in folklore since the times of Shakespeare and were even used as an ingredient in love potions. Medicinally, Pansy flowers have been used to create a bitter tasting tea and ointments that were used to help a verity of ailments.
Medicinal Actions: Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, anti-allergic, expectorant, alterative, capillary tonic, laxative, diuretic, vulnerary, anti-acne, anti-rheumatic
Medical uses: Specific for eczema and skin eruptions. Can be used both internally and topically for any skin disorder with purulent discharge (psoriasis, acne), and also for autoimmune diseases and edema. Topical use for cradle cap, diaper rash, weeping sores, itchy skin, varicose ulcers and ringworm. As a diuretic can be used for dysuria associated with cystitis and as well as STIs with discharge. Will also be of benefit in capillary fragility, easy bruising and atheroslcerosis.